National Pet Day reminds us to cherish the animals that enrich our lives while acknowledging the plight of those awaiting forever homes. It’s the perfect time to show your favorite furry friend an extra bit of love and support organizations that offer safe shelter to animals in need.
Did you know that ~6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide every year? Each year, approximately 1.5 million shelter animals are euthanized.
We were lucky enough to talk to veterinarian Dr. Dekens of Montgomery Village Veterinary Clinic & Dekens Housecall Services about pet-centered animal care. They answer some of our questions about alternative therapies for pets, multi-modal methodologies to healing and what to look for in a veterinarian. Their approach is truly unique, and deeply centered on relationships and pet centered care.
Hey there Dr. Dekens, thanks for chatting with us! Can you tell us a bit about your services and philosophy at Montgomery Village Veterinary Clinic &